Cameras

Google Pixel 6 could stabilize the camera game

Google Pixel 6 could stabilize the camera game

The next Pixel smartphone from Google was tipped this week to get a camera system complete with next-level stabilization. Given Google's effective changing of the game with the first Google Pixel smartphone and computational photography, the device maker's work with cameras in each new Pixel device is worth paying attention to. While this is not the first time a gimbal system has been included with a smartphone's built-in camera setup, it could be the first time we get access to said feature on a smartphone here in the United States.

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Panasonic Lumix GH5 II official plus new M4/3 flagship GH6 specs teased

Panasonic Lumix GH5 II official plus new M4/3 flagship GH6 specs teased

Panasonic is upgrading its Micro Four Thirds camera line, with a new Lumix GH5 II revealed today and the first details of the upcoming flagship Lumix GH6 still in development. The new GH5 Mk 2 succeeds the original GH5, with broader video support and the promise of much improved live-streaming capabilities courtesy of a new engine.

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New iPhone 13 leak tips a mighty change in size

New iPhone 13 leak tips a mighty change in size

The latest iPhone info leak suggests there'll be a significant change in how the devices look and feel in your hand - when you're looking from the back, or the side. If you're the sort of person who never looks at the back of your phone and always uses a protective case the differences may not seem all that extreme. The biggest change comes in the Pro model, where the camera array becomes massive.

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Jabra PanaCast 50 and 20 video call cameras pack serious smarts

Jabra PanaCast 50 and 20 video call cameras pack serious smarts

Jabra may be best known for their audio headsets, but its new PanaCast cameras aim to elevate the webcam as video calls remain the new-normal. The Jabra PanaCast 20 personal camera and PanaCast 50 intelligent video bar both combine high-resolution cameras with features like person-tracking audio and even the ability to simultaneously stream two videos at once.

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Polaroid Go shrinks the instant analog camera to (almost) pocket-friendly

Polaroid Go shrinks the instant analog camera to (almost) pocket-friendly

Impatient analog film fans with small pockets, rejoice. Polaroid has put its instant camera tech on a diet, and the Polaroid Go promises to be the company's smallest model so far. In fact, Polaroid claims, it's the smallest analog instant camera in the world, though given the trajectory of digital photography that has to be a fairly small category at this point.

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Researchers recover video footage from a wolf’s collar

Researchers recover video footage from a wolf’s collar

Researchers at the Voyageurs Wolf Project have shared the first-ever video footage from a collar placed on a wild wolf. The video shows the world from the wolf's point of view as it runs through the forest and lives its life in the wild. Researchers note that the wolf, called V089, is a lone wolf and knew how to hunt and catch fish.

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Canon EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera to get eye control AF

Canon EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera to get eye control AF

Despite predictions and analyses, the camera market has survived the onslaught of smartphones and, in some areas, continues to thrive even. DSLRs and mirrorless ILCs (Interchangeable Lens Cameras) still have their place, especially among professionals and enthusiasts who prefer a dedicated tool to get the job done right. It is to the latter crowd that Canon is revealing the EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera, promising "high-level basic functionality", at least when it does finally come to market.

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Galaxy S22 might sport sensor-shift camera stabilization

Galaxy S22 might sport sensor-shift camera stabilization

Samsung's premium flagships have always been up there when it comes to camera performance but there are areas that could still use some improvement. Last year's Galaxy S20 Ultra was criticized for its autofocus problems and stabilization in smartphones is still undergoing constant evolution. The latest trend, started by Apple's iPhone 12 no less, seems to be shifting away from the once highly-popular OIS towards a sensor shifting strategy, a technology that Samsung is now rumored to be planning for its Galaxy S22 flagship next year.

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Eyecam wants webcams to be more human in the creepiest way possible

Eyecam wants webcams to be more human in the creepiest way possible

Our homes these days are riddled with cameras, from the ones in our phones and laptops to the more inconspicuous ones in security cameras inside and outside the house. Oftentimes, these cameras are designed to be invisible, utilitarian, and cold, even if they are sometimes used to communicate with a living being on the other end of the Internet line. Just as there have been attempts to make technology and devices feel more humane and human, a new experiment tries to make the humble webcam more relatable by turning it into a creepy eye that actually makes it feel more inhuman in the process.

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Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro adds radar for less annoying motion alerts

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro adds radar for less annoying motion alerts

Ring has a new addition to its camera-toting security light line-up, with the Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro promising smarter detection and more useful alerts. Like the Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2, launched back in February, this new floodlight camera borrows tech more familiar from modern cars, with a radar sensor to power 3D Motion Detection.

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Ricoh Pentax K-3 Mark III brings a touch screen and AI to the family

Ricoh Pentax K-3 Mark III brings a touch screen and AI to the family

Ricoh has been making some rather interesting cameras recently that are aimed at a new generation of tech-savvy users, particularly the 360-degree Theta camera series. Its main business, however, is still in making and selling dedicated cameras to all levels of photographers, from hobbyists to pros. It is the latter that the company is aiming for with the third iteration of the Pentax K-3 series, bringing a few new technologies to the compact DSLR camera.

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Sigma fp L squeezes 64MP full-frame sensor into a tiny camera

Sigma fp L squeezes 64MP full-frame sensor into a tiny camera

Sigma has added a new, super-small full-frame digital single-lens mirrorless camera to its range, with the Sigma fp L keeping the diminutive dimensions of its predecessor but giving resolution and other features a significant boost. The original Sigma fp launched back in 2019, billed at the time as being "the world's smallest and lightest pocketable full-frame camera."

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